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Cheesy Baked Onions

 Cheesy Baked Onions
I FOUND this recipe in the newspaper many years ago. It has been a family favorite ever since. Since it goes well with any meat, it's a good "dish to pass" for family gatherings or potluck suppers. Someone will always ask "Who brought the onions?" -Louise Elliott, Gallipolis, Ohio
2 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • Slice onion and separate into rings; place in a greased 1-qt. baking
  • dish and set aside. In a small saucepan over low heat, melt the
  • butter. Stir in the flour and salt until smooth. Gradually add milk;
  • bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook and stir for 2 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat; stir in cheese until melted.
  • Pour over onions. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45-50 minutes or
  • until onions are tender and cheese is browned. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 198 calories, 13 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 499 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.